Xi wears Bapu’s khadi at Ashram
Xi wears Bapu’s khadi at Ashram, Chinese President Xi Jinping wore an Indian look as he was attired in an off-white khadi jacket presented to him by Prime Minister Narendra Modi soon after his arrival here.
Ahmedabad: Chinese President Xi Jinping wore an Indian look as he was attired in an off-white khadi jacket presented to him by Prime Minister Narendra Modi soon after his arrival here.
Xi wore the jacket over his white shirt when he visited the Sabarmati Ashram, once the abode of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi.
The Chinese President and Modi spent a few minutes at Hriday Kunj in the Ashram, where Xi operated the 'charkha' (spinning wheel). Xi and the First Lady later visited the Sabarmati riverfront and were accompanied by the Prime Minister. They witnessed glimpses of Gujarati culture.
Meanwhile, India and China held a flag meeting to discuss the situation in Chumar sector of Ladakh where troops of both the sides are engaged in a face-off situation. The Brigadier-level flag meeting was held at a border personnel meeting point in Chushul, where the issue of intrusion of Chinese civilians in the Demchok area was also discussed, army sources said. The meeting discussed the situation in Chumar where the Chinese troops have entered into the perceived Indian area and they have been asked to leave, they said.
Around 300 Chinese troops had entered the Indian territory over five days ago and they were confronted by a group of around 100 soldiers from the Army and the ITBP there.
Meanwhile, Tibetan emigres on Wednesday staged a protest in Delhi against Chinese President Xi Jingping's visit to India. The protesters, carrying Tibetan flags, staged demonstartions outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi's Chanakyapuri diplomatic enclave.